Silk Screen 2012 Festival Opening Night – Press Release

Pittsburgh, PA – March 22, 2012 – The Silk Screen Asian Arts and Culture Organization will open its seventh annual Asian American film festival with a screening of “The Lady” on Friday, May 11th at 7:00pm at the Harris Theater. The film will be followed by the Opening Night Gala, held at the Rivers Club in Oxford Center from 8:00 pm until midnight.

“The Lady,” from director Luc Benson, is an inspirational biopic of Burma’s courageous and elegant pro-democracy activist, Aung San Suu Kyi. The film follows her dynamic journey as she rises to iconic national status, spends over a decade under house arrest, and becomes the first woman in Asia to win the Nobel Peace Prize. “The Lady” is in English and Burmese with English subtitles.

The Gala will feature attendees in ethnic dress, exotic Asian dishes, and exciting performances by Pittsburgh’s premiere entertainers, including Chris Young and the Steel Dragon Lion Dance team and DJ Carla Leiniger of Global Beats.

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Zumba Fundraiser for Silk Screen

Co-Sponsored by Cranberry Township Municipal Center

Pittsburgh, PA – Silk Screen Asian Arts and Cultural Organization launches a fundraiser for
the 8th Silk Screen Asian American Film Festival season with Cranberry Township. On Saturday, March 23rd, Silk Screen will present Zumba Fitness at Cranberry Township Municipal Center.

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2012 Festival Interview CBS TV

Silk Screen discusses the 2012 Film Festival on CBS KDKA Pittsburgh.

 

Chinese New Year at Pittsburgh Children’s Museum – Press Release

Pittsburgh, PA – For its fifth year, The Silk Screen: Asian Arts and Cultural Organization joins with The Steel Dragon School and Mimi Jong on Sunday, February 17th at Children’s Museum of Pittsburgh to ring in the Chinese New Year – The Year of the Snake.

The Chinese New Year is the major holiday that represents a new start of the year in Chinese tradition. At the event, we would like to present and introduce the Chinese New Year with music performance, dance and parade, and craft activities.

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